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Maybe a long shot here, I don't know.

I'm looking for something new to play, but I'm pretty picky (maybe).

I have been playing (and re-playing) the Assassin's Creed games (2, AC:B, AC:R, and AC3). That's the type of game I want. I love the openness of the game, the combat, the story (especially the story), the stealth/sneaking around.

I'm not interested in FPS games. I liked Mass Effect 2, but not 1 or 3 (though I didn't give 1 a really long playthrough). I like the Force Unleashed games, but they're really linear with no side quests and no openness. I've played parts of DA:O (no voice acting is a turn off for me) and DA2, but haven't finished either game.

Previously I have loved Final Fantasy games, but I've seen mixed reviews on FF13. I like RPGs and Action/Adventure games. Loved Uncharted when I had a PS3. I'm not sure if there is a similar game for the 360.

Games I'm considering:

Red Dead Redemption
Final Fantasy XIII

Possibly
Alan Wake
LA Noire
The Cursed Crusade (?)

Not interested in:
Halo
COD (well, any FPS really)
GTA (though I might be able to be talked into this one)

I also like the Lego games. They're good for some mindless fun. The Star Wars game is the best of them, imo, but the Harry Potter games are pretty good too. Not sure about Pirates or LotR, but I'd consider one of them.

Anyone else have any ideas?
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Alan Wake DESERVES a playthrough. That game is a masterpiece in it's own right. So are LA Noire and Red Dead Redemption.
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Thanks. That helps. RDR interests me in that it seems the most like the AC series. From what I've read the story seems like a good one. Alan Wake is one that I've been interested in for a while, but I've never followed through.
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Thanks. That helps. RDR interests me in that it seems the most like the AC series. From what I've read the story seems like a good one. Alan Wake is one that I've been interested in for a while, but I've never followed through.

Can't go wrong either way, man. smile.gif
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You HAVE to play Red Dead Redemption, trust the newb.
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RDR is a good choice, it's long and fun, and the story is well done (so far - I'm part way through it).

I've been playing through Lego Lotr with my wife (the first Xbox game that doesn't involve the Kinect that she has ever played with me, and I've had the system six years). If you're a fan of the Lego series and the movies, you'll have fun with it.
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